Pope Francis Calls for End to 'Obsession' With Homosexuality, Abortion

Pontiff adds that globalized economy has pushed men and women aside in marketplace.
1:32 | 09/22/13

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Transcript for Pope Francis Calls for End to 'Obsession' With Homosexuality, Abortion
Days after saying to church should stop obsessing about gays and abortion. This evening saying the economy around the world is now pushed men and women -- the world in fact now -- what he called a god called money. Those remarks rippling around the world this evening and ABC's -- when he is with American Catholics reacting now. It off the cuff comments today while visiting one of Italy's poorest areas. -- France's denounced what he called idolatry money and big business. Where there is no work there is no dignity he said the -- other comments in the past few days sparked headlines and debate. Thursday in a magazine interview -- Francis -- church hardliners were focusing on small minded rules that are divisive. Like abortion gay marriage and contraception. He's a people person and I think he understands that changes in the -- and -- more I am not exactly sure what this Pope wants. But I'm starting to fear it's my time slot -- But Friday perhaps extending and all of branch the most conservative Catholics the Pope spoke again. This time denouncing abortion and today's throwaway culture. In a world filled with confusion a lot of -- Voices this man his sanity. And simplicity and sincerity. Please bring us altogether he's considered one of the most approachable -- ever taking soltys with the -- faithful and making cold calls. And here at Saint Patrick's Cathedral today cardinal Timothy Dolan calling the -- a breath of for a fair.

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